Penthouse, New York City, US, $8.85m
Where 684 Broadway, in the heart of the NoHo district of Manhattan, around 20 miles from JFK international airport.
What A two-bedroom, two-bathroom loft with 3,200 sq ft of interior space. The apartment includes a floating staircase that leads to a private roof garden of 2,300 sq ft.
Why The roof terrace, which is lit with fibre-optic lights at night, comes with a large movie screen, a hot tub and industrial outdoor shower, and is planted with flowers and herbs.
Who Hamptons International, www.hamptons.co.uk, tel: +44 20 7758 8488
Akamas Bay, Cyprus, €4.78m
Where On the north-west coast of the island, one mile from the fishing port of Latchi, 25 miles from Paphos international airport.
What The show home for Akamas Bay villas, a collection of 40 high-spec properties designed by Greek architects Ergo 7. This four-bedroom house has 380 sq m of living space, with interiors by Fendi Casa and Ipe Cavalli’s Visionnaire collection.
Why The roof terrace of 105 sq m has uninterrupted views of the Mediterranean.
Who Knight Frank, www.knightfrank.co.uk, tel: +44 20 7629 8171
Penthouse, Nice, France, €3.95m
Where Close to Villefranche-sur-mer, in the south of France, around 6 miles from Nice international airport in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region.
What A modern three-bedroom, three-bathroom penthouse with 169 sq m of living space. A cellar and two garages are also included.
Why The roof terrace of 277 sq m is larger than the interior living space, and all rooms open on to it. Made for entertaining, the terrace has an exterior kitchen, dining area and Jacuzzi.
Who Winkworth, www.winkworth-international.com, tel: +44 20 7870 7181
Penthouse, Park Lane, London, UK, £19.5m
Where In London’s West End, around 20 miles from Heathrow international airport.
What A newly refurbished penthouse over two floors, with 3,909 sq ft of space, four bedrooms – all with en suite bathrooms – a double reception room, study and two underground parking spaces.
Why The terrace is 730 sq ft in total, with a hot tub, awnings, heaters and barbecue area. Situated on the 10th floor, it has views of the city and Hyde Park.
Who Wetherell, www.wetherell.co.uk, tel: +44 20 7493 6935
Mellieha, Malta, €6.5m
Where Eight miles north of the capital Valletta and Malta international airport, in the Mediterranean, south of Sicily, east of Tunisia.
What A house designed by architect Edwin Mintoff with four en suite bedrooms and views of the island of Gozo. With terraces on every level, the property includes a garage, gym, wine cellar, office and cinema room.
Why The main roof terrace has impressive sea views and a pool, bar, dining area, barbecue and day beds.
WhoChesterton Humberts International, www.chestertonhumberts.com, tel: +44 20 3040 8210